A figurehead of the struggle for women's rights in Europe, French politician and holocaust survivor Simone Veil, has died aged 89.
Commentators say the appointment of a centre-right president for the European Parliament consolidates the conservative grip on key EU institutions.
Italian MEP Antonio Tajani is the new president of the European Parliament.
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There are three main candidates seen as the frontrunners in the race to be European Parliament president The favourite is Italy’s Antonio Tajani: a former EU commissioner and someone who is close to e
Former Belgian Prime MInister Guy Verhofstadt says he wants the top job the European Parliament.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded each year by the European Parliament, has been given to two Iraqi Yazidi women who were held as sex slaves by ISIL and now campaign for human…
The European People’s Party has appointed Italian Antonio Tajani to be its candidate for the European Parliament’s presidency.
There is speculation that Schulz will return to German politics after the grand coalition government backed his party ally, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, as Germany's next president.
The president of the European Parliament has warned the UK it can’t pick and choose which parts of the Single Market it wants to keep when it comes to future Brexit…
EU ministers tread a fine line between pushing Ankara to heed their concerns about human rights without affecting diplomatic relations.
The European Parliament President Martin Schulz said the EU had a duty to respect the result of the Brexit referendum and criticised those who say “the institution never…
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The president of the European Parliament said relations between the EU and Iran are beginning a new chapter. Martin Schulz was meeting with key
Scotland’s First Minister has warned a UK exit from the EU could bring about a second independence referendum. Nicola Sturgeon was in Brussels to
European Parliament president Martin Schulz told euronews that it is right France has more time to balance its books. Welcoming the European
Denis Mukwege, has been awarded the 2014 European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
For 15 years, the gynaecologist has treated
Pope Francis has told European leaders to do more to help thousands of migrants risking their lives to get to the continent.
His remarks came as
Eurosceptics have united to table a bid to sack Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission over the Luxembourg tax scandal.
MEPs from Britain’s